Rockford Scanner ™: Possible Explosion In Machesney Park After Vehicle Hits House And Ruptures Gas Line



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Brief Synopsis:  

At approximately 11:20 this evening, a vehicle hit a house in the 6100 block of Weathervane Lane in Machesney Park.

The vehicle ruptured the gas line when they hit the home, a possible explosion is being reported after impact.

Its being reported there is a active gas leak at this time.

The gas line cannot be shut off by the fire department so NiCor Gas has been notified and is en route but no time of arrival is available at the moment.

The severity of any injuries is unknown at this time, the situation is still developing.

We will update if we receive further information.

Please avoid the area at this time if at all possible.



Officials Confirm Anything or Release Information:  No, Not at this time. 

Credit/Sources: Wanted to remain anonymous.